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Host of the event was the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey. The moderator of the event, an ardent fan of games and game shows.
Eleven opponents and only 30 minutes for all his games but Magnus Carlsen seemed confident Games. After the game the World Champion complimented his youngest opponent: “He plays much better than I did when I was eight years old.”
The event was shown live on the internet.
After all games had finished the World Champion revealed some of this thoughts about their game to his opponents.
No chessplayer likes to get mated…but maybe it’s easier to bear if you play against the World Champion.
Soeren Marx from Germany is an ardent Carlsen fan: he got interested in chess when reading an article about Carlsen in the German weekly “Der Spiegel”. Isaac Wiebe from Canada was the last to lose. But the result of the game was never really in doubt.
Magnus Carlsen enjoyed his victory